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filled the national mall today to get a look at the inauguration ceremony. ktvu's ken pritchett is live in the nation's capital where he spoke with people who were thrilled to be a part of history. ken? >> reporter: by one estimate the crowd size at this inauguration was bigger than expected, 1 million people. we were in with that crowd as they converged on the capital. many who said getting around was easier than four years ago. >> the streets of washington were clogged with convoys, such as this one. with vendors hocking anything with the president's image and the lines were long just to get through security but spirits were high. >> i am expecting a good events. >> reporter: this is the view from the capital steps where the presidents took the oath of office. >> definitely a different number of people. not as many people as there was before but it is still an amazing feeling. >> reporter: from the ceremony in the capital, many made their way to pennsylvania avenue, to get a look at the president. most just saw the motorcade. >> he got out and got back in. i saw him wave and get back
. ktvu's ken pritchett was there as thousands of supporters applauded and cried. live now to washington with more. ken? >> reporter: well, this afternoon one official estimated 1 million people. it is less than the 1.8 million who attended four years ago. an impressive sight to see. >> i was here. >> reporter: this man talking t- shirts was part of history, long with everyone who filled the mall. >> amazing. great experience. >> reporter: people walked for blocks. and standing in long lines to get through security gates. she says it is better than four years ago. >> it is better. a lot colder. >> reporter: most people had to watch the ceremony on giant screens. >> so help you god. >> reporter: the swearing in was just part of the show for the crowd. hoping to get a glance of the president. >> yes. it is worth it. i breathed the air president obama breathed. >> reporter: the president stepped out of the lemo and walked down pennsylvania -- limo and walked down pennsylvania avenue. >> i did experience, you know, something of this magnitude. >> reporter: in a half hour more from the presid
. ktvu's ken pritchett is live near south lake tahoe with the search that is underway. ken? >> we told you about a press briefing where we learned new information. one, a cell phone signal had been detected, one they didn't know about from alyssa byrne's cell phone. sometimes in the hours around when she was last seen. the second information, there was a room to room search conducted of the hotel where the teen was staying with her friends. we know that she was making daily phone contact with her parents. that ended new year's eve night. >> reporter: alyssa byrne was staying with three friends here at the casino hotel. this is the last place she was seen after 2:00 a.m. new year's day. >> my level of hope is she is out there. if you are, just come home. we love you. we miss you. anybody that any information please call the tip line that is established. we want to hear any tip. >> her father made a plea for help as search and rescue crews searched the area for any sign of her. she was here at the south lake tahoe community college monday night attending a music festival. friends say she
are digging a new well. ktvu's ken pritchett is there tonight with how the fbi says they will do this the right way. ken? >> reporter: many were critical of the sheriff's department which water in charge of excavating a well last year. they did find remains but they were badly damaged and many blames the techniques that were used. the fbi says on the new well it will be different. >> reporter: you can see the fbi preparing the dig site, the excavation of a abandon well. >> this may take 2-3 weeks. >> reporter: six months of investigation led them to this well, including a visit by wesley shermantine in the fall. wesley shermantine and loren herzog are believed to have killed dozens of women. loren herzog killed himself. wesley shermantine led investigators to this well. excavated in february by the sheriff's department. remains of three women were found. two were identified but the bones were badly damaged by earth moving equipment. she was critical of the techniques used and welcomed the fbi. >> i am confident the efforts that are brought forward by the fbi will give the highest
but that would change if the nation goes over the fiscal cliff. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with how failure in washington will hurt california. . >> reporter: reaching a deal tonight would be important. people next month make less money so they spend less and within 5 weeks california will see sales tax revenue drop. if there is no deal tax increases kick in, smaller pay checks for most americans. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> absolutely. >> the unknown. >> i would not do the emotional shopping. it would be more the need. instead of the want. >> less spending, a rapid hit to the economy. >> february when we see the january sales tax receipts we may see a dip. >> reporter: california could be back to a big budget deficit. >> that could translate into a hit of $11 billion over two years. >> reporter: all of that could be avoided if a deal in washington is reached tonight. >> i don't think so. i don't think so. >> reporter: consumer spending is one of many examples of how california could be impacted by going over the fiscal cliff. cuts to defense spending could hurt southern californ
in a decade governor jerry brown had good news about the state budget. ktvu's ken pritchett is in sacramento where the governor unveiled a budgewit a surplus and -- budget with a surplus. >> reporter: voters can thank themselves for the increase because they passed the tax plan in november. it is how this money will be spent on education. >> reporter: it has been a long time that the governor unveiled a budgewit a surplus -- budget with a surplus. he says now is not the time to spend but it includes billions more for education. k-12 will receive $2.7 billion more. but that money will be distributed to poor communities. >> growing up in compton is not like it is to grow up in beverly hills. we recognize that. >> we applaud the governor in all he is doing to restore the funds that has been taken away from schools. >> reporter: not all of the funds for education have been restored and now republicans say schools are not getting as much as taxpayers expected. >> itthere is -- there is not the level expressed in the campaign. >> reporter: higher education will receive more money, half a billion d
and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing. what will happen will look somewhat familiar to those who have seen them getting ready for their missions, which usually means going in and rescuing people from dangerous situations. this is the way preparations were qurktd conducted when they went to help on sandy then. although they can't give too many details of this mission, eventually 200 members will leave for afghanistan and the horn of africa. this will be a 4 month deployment. >> when we are preparing for this we have to have screening and combat skills training and the straining necessary to complete our job so it is quite a bit of training leading up to the deployment. >> some of that deployment has taken place already, mostly in terms of getting cargo and supplies out th
intends to keep it that way. ktvu's ken pritchett was on the floor for the state of the state address this morning that included a big change for education. >> reporter: this state of the state address was unlike others. there were no calls for deep cuts but that is not to say the governor didn't put forth a challenging agenda. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: governor jerry brown's speech was in a word optimistic. >> california is back. budget is balanced and we are on the move. let's get it done. thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: he called to build a rainy day fund and to support major products. and california's high-speed rail. on higher education, money must be saved. >> tuition increases are not the answer. i am not going to let the students become the finance ears. >> reporter: it is the proposal for k-12 that is the biggest change, shifting money to schools with poor students. >> equal treatment for children in unequal situations is not justice. >> the idea of giving them more resources is the right direction. >> the battle lines may not be political. she say
round of gun regulations in the wake of recent mass shootings. ken pritchett is live at the state capitol where a long list of new gun laws is on the table. >> reporter: these laws would make buying ammunition more difficult or close loopholes in the existing assault weapons ban. gun owners say we need to enforce the laws that are already on the books. we heard a stark example of that. >> they realize that -- >> reporter: it was not just the tragedy of sandy hook a vote today at this hearing at the capital. it was oikos university last year. >> we also had in 2009 four oakland police officers shot down. we never talk about that when we talk about the need for gun control. >> reporter: one debate, do we need more gun laws in california? >> we have the most gun controls of any state. >> reporter: another debate should current laws be refined. this gun as has a so-called bullet button. >> like i said, that gun today can be purchased in california. it's a major loophole in our assault weapons ban. >> reporter: california has a database of more than 19,000 people who have guns but are
the budget surplus and wipe it out. ktvu's ken pritchett is in the capital. >> reporter: exactly on where california's budget stands today it became clear there was a lot of agreement we are on the mend, the budget turned a corner and all of that is at risk if the federal government drops the ball. >> reporter: california finally has a surplus. in november he said he had a deficit of $2 billion. he stands by that number but says -- >> it is roughly in balance. >> the difference in numbers is small and that the government's plan shows discipline. >> he should be commended for the plan. >> paying down debt and strengthsenning education are the right -- strengthening education are the right choices for california. >> reporter: he says another area of agreement is how quickly the governor's budget's numbers could fly. >> the biggest risk could come next month and that is from washington, d.c. in what the government chooses to do or not to do. >> reporter: if washington fails to act on the debt ceiling the national economy could -- [no audio] >> reporter: because of the potential risks to our
the capital tomorrow. ktvu's ken pritchett live now in the nation's capital and he tells us this inauguration will be very different from president obama's first inauguration. >> reporter: tomorrow morning hundreds of thousands of people will stand in line for hours in the cold so they can take in history as president obama takes a ceremonial oath of office here at the capital. obviously it is a huge event. but it is not as huge as what we saw four years ago. as the finishing touches are put in place the stage and thousands of chairs set for president obama's second in inaugural. there are people like gail olaney with memories still fresh from last time. >> if there were so many people it was awesome. it was surreal. it really was. >> reporter: the inaugural drew 1.8 million people. 800,000 are expected to attend tomorrow. among them many bay area residents. congressman eric swawell who came to washington two weeks ago will have a good view. >> we have pretty good seats. congress sits behind the president. >> reporter: and in a bar who caters to 49ers fans we found san francisco mayor ed lee
and possible remains if they are found could make it take much longer. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> thank -- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and they stopped them from landing and the landing did not quite go as planned. it happened at san carlos airport. a single engine lc41 rolled off at the end of the runway and the nose gear ended up in the water. the fbi website shows the plane is registered to a man in arizona and the investigation is underway. a train struck a man and his dog this morning killing both of them. the hayward fire department said the man was crossing the tracks at jackson street when a capital corridor train hit him. it appears the man was pushing a bicycle as he crossed. other trains were able to use alternate tracks to make their way around the scene as authorities investigated. >>> the search continues for a san francisco man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. dexter oliver doused his girlfriend with gasoline and set her on fire in the bay view district. the 25-year-old mother of three is now in the hospital with life-threatening burns on her chest
. >>> our ken pritchett is also in the nation's capital and he will have live reports coming up on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 and at 6:00. back in the bay area repair work begins to repair the damaged tanker. they will begin the work tomorrow. the tanker hit the bay bridge earlier this month in early fog. it is said to take 4.5 months to complete and cost $4 million. >>> two gun buy back programs, but this time without the buying part, we will find out why cash is not being handed out today, tara? >> reporter: this is certainly not as big as the turnout they had with the buy back but there is a big barrel where folks are pulling up in their cars and the only difference is there is no cash to give people in exchange for their weapons. >> there you go. it is loaded. so far the money was the motivating factor and right now there are about 8 guns. officers who spearheaded the event will be out here until 3:00 this afternoon and we spoke to another man who said it was in also closet and wanted to get rid of it. >> it is dr. martin luther king, jr. day and it just felt like the right thing
. >> the opportunity for the sharks to practice is short. their first game is on the road next saturday. ken pritchett. >>> for details on the shark's shortened season. the team is scheduled to hit the ice again a week from today sunday january 20th. they'll be playing the flames in calgary. >>> a marin county man is under arrest after police say he was sexually -- police say rather he sexually assaulted and robbed a woman as she entered her san francisco home. jovan jones demanded money as well as belongings from the victim before assaulting her. he was booked into san francisco jail on 13 felony charges that includes rape, burglary, robbery, aggravated assault and false imprisonment. >>> a 70-year-old el dorado county woman is behind bars accused of killing her husband. it's an accusation that she faced more than 25 years ago in the death of her first husband. he was found in the couple's home with a gunshot wound. back in 1985, harris was accused of killing her first husband. she claimed she shot him in self-defense. >>> secretary of defense nominee hagel received strong support for his nomination
are in from the first snow pack survey of the year taken today. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us now. the results look positive? >> reporter: they do. this is part of the snow pack. crunchy snow at this location. we have a healthy snow pack to speak of so far this year, compared to last year, there would have been no snow at this location. >> reporter: there is no doubt for the ski reverts, this winter is working -- vesorts, this winter is working out -- resorts, this winter is working out. >> over half way to our annual season snow fall total, 480 inches. >> reporter: but there is a difference on what is good for the resorts and what is good for the water supply. >> 48. 49. >> reporter: this is one of dozens of snow courses where they measured the snow pack for the first time this year. the snow is four feet deep with a foot of water content. >> that is almost right on its average. 101% of its average. >> reporter: he calls the readings encouraging and promising for water supplies. >> off we go. >> reporter: last year this field was devoid of snow but we have seen winters that start strong in ja
's ken pritchett is live with what is behind the budget plan. >> reporter: some expected that we might be facing small cuts in the neighborhood of a billion dollars. today the governor and his budget announced a surplus, however he says now is not the time to spend, we have to make sure we don't get into deficits again. >> reporter: area area said -- governor jerry brown said something not heard in a decade. >> we have fixed it. we are on the road to sustainable balance. >> reporter: $800 million surplus. >> we are talking about a balanced budget, living within our means. this is new. this is a break through. >> reporter: some were optimistic. >> i am agreeing with the message of restraint. >> reporter: governor jerry brown's budget calls for increased funding for education, $2.7 million more and $250 million more to the csu and uc systems. the increase is made possible by voters who approved tax hikes under proper 30. he warned the surplus could disappear based on federal actions, cutting the national debt or healthcare costs. democrats say the plan mirrors their own but they are eyei
be very much unlike this 19-year-old. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> coming up, alyssa byrne's disappearance jars memories in her home town. the unique connection to poly clasp. clasp. >>> a fight between a father and son today. police say the father called 911 at 2:30 a.m. this morning to report he had been stabbed four times. when police arrived, his son had a head injury. both were taken to the hospital and both are expected to survive. no word on what caused the fight. >>> we are learning new information about the killing of a businessman. the information comes on the same day one of the four people arrested appeared in court. ktvu's alex savage has been uncovering details and is here now with what he learned. >> reporter: this afternoon i looked through a divorce filing in the case. it was thousands of pages long. among other things it hints at shady business dealings and a sham divorce. at this point prosecutors aren't saying what motivated the killers. >> reporter: facing a murder charge, he made his first appearance before a judge this afternoon. he did not enter a pl
's also a student studying to be a paramedic/firefighter. ken pritchett is in the lake tahoe area where a search is taking place. he will a report on the news as 5:00 -- he will have a report on the news at 5:00. >>> this is a milestone for the klaas foundation. polly klaas would have been 32 today. she was ab ducted from her home and -- abducted from her home and murdered in 1993. janine de la vega janine de la vega has -- janine de la vega has more. >> reporter: the klaas kids foundation chose to have this here at the search center. the holidays were difficult for sierra lamar's family but they wanted to come out and support these new tools by the klaas foundation. polly klaas's mother told a small crowd at a news conference this morning, he wants to commemorate polly's 32nd birthday by by introduces some tools. one is a titanium wrist watch with a gps locater. another is called polly's guardian angle. it's a smartphone application that alerts parents who have downloaded the app whenever a child is missing within a 15- mile radius. >> if their child goes missing and they've preloaded
% of the historical average for january. water officials call this a good start. ken pritchett is at the snow survey site and will have a full report at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. be sure to join us at 5:00. we are always here for you at ktvu.com.
. the association was formed back in 1982. it has bands nationwide including san francisco. ken pritchett and tori campbell are in the nation's campbell. they will have live reports. >>> tens of thousands of americans spent time volunteering today as part of a day of service linked to the inauguration. vice president joe biden and his wife jill, parking 100,000 care packages for the troops overseas. people here in the bay area also intervene conveniented -- intervened. alex savidge has more on this. >> reporter: construction got underway early this morning, a habitat for community, volunteers in hard hats fanned through the in daly city. some painted. >> we're really looking forward to coming together and finding a way to service and really to contribute. >> reporter: about 100 people took part today helping put the finishing touches on this 36 unit complex that will provide affordable housing for bay area families. but -- but those chosen families do have to put up work. they help build the home they will live in. >> reporter: the volunteers started to build this back in 2010. it's the largest ha
the celebration. as ken pritchett reports, local dignitaries will be there as well. >> reporter: as the preparations are underway in washington for the inauguration and swearing in of president obama, there are leaders in the east bay preparing to be there. >> i'm looking forward to being a part of that. >> reporter: bill clarkson will join four other trivalley mayors at the inauguration. >> i think it's going to be a different experience. but it's still part of history. >> reporter: he remembers a sea of people, more than a million by several estimates. >> i believe it's an opportunity where people do get together and have a common bond regardless of where you're coming from politically. >> reporter: this is a business trip for the mayors, one that starts with a meeting of the national mayors conference. it's not just about meeting with other mayors or even taking with history. they will be meeting with the power players in washington seeking hundreds of millions of federal highway dollars. the mayors will be pushing for money to improve the 580-680 interchange. >> we need to g
victims. ken pritchett was in the rural country side east of stockton where the fbi is in search of new victims. the fbi says the well they discovered is 53 feet deep and rarely visible. the well was identified after more than six months of investigation. >> information has been supplied to the fbi by our local and state law enforcement organizations. interviews with wesley shermantine himself. >> reporter: wesley shermantine was brought to the area to show investigators where more victims were buried. herzog killed himself in 2011 after shermantine said he would reveal the locations of remains. excavations of an abandoned well revealed two set of remains. >> while the goal is to locate and recover remains no particular individual is associated with this site. to be clear, we only know that this may contain remains. >> reporter: this new well the fbi started excavating this morning is about .25 of a mile away from the original well that was excavated early last year. at about 5 feet per day they expect this excavation to last three to five weeks. ken pritchett. >>> one little girl kidna
and the remains of at least three victims. ken pritchett was in the rural country side east of stockton where the fbi is in search of new victims. the fbi says the well they discovered is 53 feet deep and rarely visible. the well was identified after more than six months of investigation. >> information has been supplied to the fbi by our local and state law enforcement organizations. interviews with wesley shermantine himself. >> reporter: wesley shermantine was brought to the area to show investigators where more victims were buried. herzog killed himself in 2011 after shermantine said he would reveal the locations of remains. excavations of an abandoned well revealed two set of remains. >> while the goal is to locate and recover remains no particular individual is associated with this site. to be clear, we only know that this may contain remains. >> reporter: this new well the fbi started excavating this morning is about .25 of a mile away from the original well that was excavated early last year. at about 5 feet per day they expect this excavation to last three to five weeks. ken pritchet
of the speed killers. and today ken pritchett is live with why the fbi may be taking over that case. >> reporter: early last year shermantine threw out this map and pointed at this area. where the fbi is digging right now is not in that exact same location but they say it may not matter. it was not expected that the fbi would find anything today it could take weeks to hit bottom. it is unclear if there are any remains in this well. the victims of death row inmate wesley shermantine and the now deceased herzog. >> this is where wesley told us in march of last year where to dig. >> reporter: leonard padilla and ron dick have been in contact with shermantine who provided them this map. >> as far as places to dig in that area, there's probably 20 to 30 wells and i bet you you can find a body down in any well. >> reporter: police believe shermantine and herzog killed dozens of people in the 90s. two women were identified. that well was about a half a mile west on flood road of the new well that the fbi began excavating yesterday morning. but on shermantine's map he pointed to a well he s
uncovered a thousand bones and the remains of three victims. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us live with what the fbi announced today. >> reporter: today the fbi announced they are excavating a new well and we are a mile from that location right now as we zoom in. you can see how the machinery perhaps and the trucks there by the fbi where they were on that site today. this new well outside of linden is a quarter of a mile from the first well that was located last year, that as promised contained human remains. >> reporter: the fbi says the well is 50 feet deep and barely visible from the service. he says the well was identified after more than six months of investigation. >> information that has been supplied to the fbi by our local and state law enforcement organizations and interviews we had with wesley shermantine himself. >> reporter: wesley shermantine was brought to this area in the fall to show the investigators where more victims were buried. wesley shermantine and loren herzog, the "speed freak killers" are believed to have killed dozens of people in the 90s. loren herzog killed hims
of the 10 from his first term. ken pritchett join us and tells us what the president said as he began his second term. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn in yesterday. today's swearing in was a ceremonial event. a public swearing in before by one estimate perhaps more than 1 million people. on a relatively mild and blue sky day president obama and the first lady took the traditional walk down pennsylvania avenue to the white house and to her second term. some waits houred. >> i breathe the air that obama breathes so it was worth it. >> reporter: the president took the oath of office just after noon today before a crowd that filled the national mall as far as the eye could see. mr.obama spoke about a nation on the mend. >> a decade of war is now ending. an economic recovery has begun. >> reporter: the president said this country will respond to the threat of climate change. >> some may still deny the overwhelming challenge of science but no one can avoid the crippling fire, droughts and more powerful storms. >> reporter: speaking on martin luther king day president obama made
. ken pritchett join us and tells us what the president said as he began his second term. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn in yesterday. today's swearing in was a ceremonial event. a public swearing in before by one estimate perhaps more than 1 million people. on a relatively mild and blue sky day president obama and the first lady took the traditional walk down pennsylvania avenue to the white house and to her second term. some waits houred. >> i breathe the air that obama breathes so it was worth it. >> reporter: the president took the oath of office just after noon today before a crowd that filled the national mall as far as the eye could see. mr.obama spoke about a nation on the mend. >> a decade of war is now ending. an economic recovery has begun. >> reporter: the president said this country will respond to the threat of climate change. >> some may still deny the overwhelming challenge of science but no one can avoid the crippling fire, droughts and more powerful storms. >> reporter: speaking on martin luther king day president obama made history by using the word
've heard in many years. ken pritchett was at the capital where jerry brown said that california has eluded the critics and has come out of a deficit. reporter>> it started with not talk of a cripple deficit but of a surplus. >> equal treatment for children in unequal situations is not justice. reporter>> brown said he wants a plan to protect the environment and he says california must move forward on high speed rail. >> i signed the initial high speed rail authority more than 32 years ago. in 2013 we finally break ground and start construction. >> reporter>> the governor called for lawmakers to open up a rainy day fund. even republicans like. >> i said i like it when you channel your inner republican because these are very republican type things. fiscal conservative. more local control. reporter>> they plan to maintain tight budgets and pay down debts. >> but if the economy keeps growing and if there is room to invest in the appropriate ways whether it be health and human services or education. we will of course do that. reporter>> governor brown says building a rainy day fund is key beca
. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and at ktvu.com we posted more video of the governor's state of state address. look for the video player right there on our home page. >>> the district attorney has decided she will not bring charges against senior officials at a state park's department for hiding millions of the dollars in state funds. a report from california's attorney general accused state park officials of keeping a secret slush fund even as they threatened to close seven state parks because of funds. camela harris forwarded the report to the d. a however the d.a.'s office now says it would be difficult to prove wrong doing plus the money was never spent and nobody profited from the scream. >>> i've seen him some where. >> ktvu shows you the sketch of an attempted kidnap ?v >>> black and teal is back. the san jose sharks return to hp pavilion tonight after a four month lock out. ktvu's matt keller is live in san jose and tells us fans and busies -- businesses could not be happier even if it is a shortened season. reporter>> fans are very happy out here. the shark
. ken pritchett will be in washington, d.c. look for live reports starting with mornings on 2. >>> general motors is in talks with facebook about paying for adds again. but officials caution the talks might not mean much. they dropped their advertising last year saying it didn't have much of an effect on sales. gm says it is not going to advertise in the super bowl because the rates are too high. >>> iphone users have a new way to make calls. use the facebook messenger app but it can only go to other iphone users with the app. the service is not available on android or blackberry. >>> american idol is back tonight and it has the makers promising a larger talent pool this season. the show branched out into smaller communities. and contestaments -- contestants can be nominated by friends. it premiers tonight at 8:00 p.m. right here on ktvu channel 2. >>> bakery is the latest business to honor its quarterback. thane unveiled -- they unveiled its new colin kaepernick cookies cookies and cup quakes. a cookie -- cupcakes. a cookie with his jersey. they are proud of their local boy a
of the coverage and kyla campbell and ken pritchett will be in washington d.c. bringing us live reports beginning sunday on mornings on 2. >> it's going to be great. >>> it has been a little slow getting into the city, sal has the reasons why. >> there is a because of an earlier truck stall but the reasons why, you will notice this is taking a little longer and a lot of people are this time obviously. northbound 101 it still looks pretty good, let's go to steve. >>> turn around and look at the screen, it is very mild for some on the coast and also inland it is kind of cold. are getting 20s to 50 degrees and the half-moon bay is looking good. we have an offshore breeze and easterly breeze which is definitely in place and it is also bringing back fog and that means a wide range of temperatures. i just heard from mark, tweetty in vallejo, if you get that, it can be told for system and cold for others. otherwise it is a slow warmup. dare i say it will be warm and we have an hour at the half- moon bay airport just looked at it. offshore breeze half-moon bay equals 50-degrees right now. so you may get
in 32-degree weather. >> they want to help more to carry out the president's vision. >>> ken pritchett and anotherco anger will be -- and another anchor will be there to view the inauguration and we will have more on that. >>> a tire blew out and they couldn't really get it out of the way and it was in a really bad spot, no spare, head to get the tow truck up there with a flatbed, so it was not a serious accident but it is slowing things down and thank you joe with the camera, joe, around you glad you are not on that bridge? we will let joe answer, he doesn't have a microphone. this is a mess, they turned on the metering lights and if you are driving into san francisco you might think about using bart and i would still use bart to go into the peninsular. the drive time is about still 8 minutes and that's pretty good. 101 and 280 still looks good on the peninsular. here is steve. >>> patchy fog, trying to break down the lows and a hint of something happening next wednesday, we'll see, it is a long way off and they are showing a dip in that jet. some of that patchy fog is in the valley a
dignitaries. performers include alicia keys, katy perry and members from the cast of glee. ken pritchett and tori campbell are headed to the nation's capital. their live reports will begin sunday morning and continue throughout inauguration day monday. >>> ktvu viewers have been sharing their 49er faithful pictures. tanya chavez posted these pictures of her dog decked out in a red and gold jersey on our facebook wall. send us your fan pictures. e-mail us at photos@ktvu.com or post them to our twitter or facebook page. >>> the 9ers hid the road in kind of a good moody imagine. >> they've been here -- mood i imagine. >> they've been here before, but they have some work to do. they must worry about getting to falcon quarterback matt ryan and try to man handle atlanta's three big receivers, but on the sidelines the defense can turn into cap fans. the 49ers defense practiced each week with colin kaepernick. last week he ran for an nfl quarterback record 189 yards and two touchdowns, something that caught everybody's attention. >> the way he controls the offense not surprising. we see it all t
are seeking the public's help. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> police say they only made a handful of arrests last night on new year's eve along the embarcadero. 10 people were arrested. eight for public intoxication, two more taken into custody for unspecified misdemeanors. >>> in sacramento two people were killed in a shoot-out at a sports bar. police say an employee at the sports corner on second street in old sac tried to break up a fate, and that's when a 22-year- old man pulled out a gun and started shooting. the bar employee and another man were both killed. police say the gunman ran off into a crowd of families who had just finished watching the 9:00 p.m. fireworks show. >> everybody just scattered. everybody just ran towards the big christmas tree, towards the water. scree body was running that way. we just went into one of the stores. >> police say an armed security guard confronted the shooter and the two exchanged gunfire. both were injured. the gunman was taken into custody. sacramento city officials had to cancel the midnight fireworks show as a result
.m., ktvu's ken pritchett will break down thim pact the delay is having in -- down the delay is having here. >> wall street ended the year on a winning note. the dow is up 166 to 13,104., breaking a 5 day losing streak. the nasdaq is up 59 at 3,019. here is what the numbers mean to you. if you invested $10,000 in the dow you would have made more than a 7% profit. the s&p13.5% profit. nasdaq 16%. for that $10,000 investment in the dow $730. $1,340 on the s&p and $1,590 on the nasdaq. >> police are investigating the 46th killing of the year in san jose after a man was shot today. it happened at an apartment complex this afternoon. police received a 911 call that a man with a gun was in the parking garage. when officers arrived they found a man on the ground next to a car. he died at the scene. witnesses told police the victim got into a fight with two other men. >> there was a confrontation. a weapon discharged. we have a couple people detained and we have the weapon involved in custody. >> investigators are looking at video from the surveillance cameras in the garage and looking for witnesse
, shifting money away to poor schools. at 6:00 p.m., why that proposal could blur the battle lines. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> governor jerry brown said today, the governor promised to travel to china during a visit to california. governor jerrygovernor jerry brown's delegation will include gift business, and policy leaders. they leave april 8 and will promote clean energy, california products and tourism. >>> felon sentenced today in connection with a shooting and sexual assault at the occupy oakland encampment. he agreed to a plea deal, he pleaded no contest to four felonies. being an accessory to a shooting near the occupy oakland encampment in 2000 and being involved in a sexual assault 5 days later. >>> mayor ed lee was asked about how he felt about oakland's decision to hire william bratton. mayor ed lee said he is surprised he is talking about the police procedures he will suggest for oakland. >> i was surprised that former chief bratton talked about it. but i think she doing the same thing i did. thinking outloud about the things that -- outlet loud about the things
but he also trained with lorenzo exander. ken pritchett and i will be in washington, d.c. this weekend bringing you live reports beginning sunday on "mornings on 2." >> great story. >>> 7:17. president obama's plan to toughen gun control laws mace a real beatle on capitol hill -- battle on capitol hill from the nra. but as kyla campbell reports he could get much-needed support from those meeting today with vice president biden. >> reporter: mayor lee, mayor jean quan and mayor chuck reed are all in united states conference of mayors. his focus today will be gun control and prepare venting violence in cities across the country. president obama's executive orders and proposals for congress are getting mixed reaction. some u.n. froms feel he's infringing on gun owner's rights guaranteed by the second amendment. the nra is promising the fight of the century and released an attacked a before the president announced his plans calling him an elitist. several democrats plan to introduce a plan next week. more on that when i see you next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we asked bay area
of visitors. >> ktvu will have live coverage of president obama's inauguration beginning sunday. ken pritchett and tori campbell will be in washington d.c. >>> house republicans said they will agree to a three-month extension to the nation's debt ceiling but would not agree to a long term increase until both chambers approve a budget. the president said this week he would not negotiate with congress when it comes to pay are for spending congress has already approve -- comes to paying for spending congress has already approved. >>> san mateo county is planning a gun buyback next weekend saturday, january 26th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the county event center. organizers say they're offering $100 per handgun, shotgun and rifle and $200 for assault weapons. congresswoman jackie spear is funding the buy back, no word how much money is available. remember, a buyback event in marin county was so popular officials actually ran out of cash. >>> u.s. officials now say one american worker has been found dead in that algerian natural gas complex that was seized by terrorists. the hostage standoff at the
moneys to make restoration. >> reporter: in sacramento, ken pritchett. >>> the governor's focus on education may come at the expense of some of the wealthiest school districts. the governor said the situation is different for people who grew up in oakland or compton than those growing up in piedmont. his proposal calls for pouring money into schools where students are learning english as a second language. >> disproportionally funding those schools that have disproportional challenges. >> reporter: wealthier schools could see cuts. the san mateo union school district says it expects to lose $4 million in state funding under the governor's new plan. >> we live, we soar. >>> in san francisco protesters held a rally on behalf of health and human services. they want the governor to restore full funding to programs for children, families, seniors and the disabilitied. they say budget cuts weaken the safety net for california's most vulnerable. >>> instead of concluding a search, we learned that san jose is expanding it. we learned that sandra pegoni wants more time to consider them a
, 33% had positive comments and 58 negative. >>> our ken pritchett and tori campbell are headed to the capital. they will have reports continues through inauguration day on monday. >>> a major new honda recall to tell you about tonight. >> also coming up the change in security that you'll notice at two bay area airports. >> the advertised warm up has arrived. coming up the warmest day of the holiday weekend and when shower chances could resurface in the bay area forecast. >> but first, new video of a shooting in oakland tonight. what we've learned on the scene. >>> new video now of a shooting in east oakland, police say the victim is a young man he was shot and wounded about 8:30 tonight. we're told he was conscious but in critical condition when he was rushed to the hospital. police said he was shot at least once in the upper body. the shooting took place on congress avenue and high street. witnesses say they heard two shots but said they didn't hear any arguments beforehand. >>> there is word tonight a 3- year-old boy hit by a vehicle last night in oakland is expected to reco
asked where america is heading, 33% had positive comments and 58 negative. >>> our ken pritchett and tori campbell are headed to the capital. they will have reports continues through inauguration day on monday. >>> a major new honda recall to tell you about tonight. >> also coming up the change in security that you'll notice at two bay area airports. >> the advertised warm up has arrived. coming up the warmest day of the holiday weekend and when >>> new video now of a shooting in east oakland, police say the victim is a young man he was shot and wounded about 8:30 tonight. we're told he was conscious but in critical condition when he was rushed to the hospital. police said he was shot at least once in the upper body. the shooting took place on congress avenue and high street. witnesses say they heard two shots but said they didn't hear any arguments beforehand. >>> there is word tonight a 3- year-old boy hit by a vehicle last night in oakland is expected to recover police say a woman drop her cell phone, leaned down to pick it up and then hit the boy. it happened on 28th avenue.
: in sacramento, ken pritchett. >>> the governor's focus on education may come at the expense of some of the wealthiest school districts. the governor said the situation is different for people who grew up in oakland or compton than those growing up in piedmont. his proposal calls for pouring money into schools where students are learning english as a second language. >> disproportionally funding those schools that have disproportional challenges. >> reporter: wealthier schools could see cuts. the san mateo union school district says it expects to lose $4 million in state funding under the governor's new plan. >> we live, we soar. >>> in san francisco protesters held a rally on behalf of health and human services. they want the governor to restore full funding to programs for children, families, seniors and the disabilitied. they say budget cuts weaken the safety net for california's most vulnerable. >>> instead of concluding a search, we learned that san jose is expanding it. we learned that sandra pegoni wants more time to consider them and look at additional candidates. city offici
in connection with a meeting that starts an hour from now. ken pritchett is live to tell us about the city that's trying to hire a consultant. >> reporter: the city council is voting tonight whether to hire bratton as a consultant. but it's not a simple issue because the policies he put in cities is controversial. people say oakland has already rejected of them including curfews, stop and frisk. >> they violate people's fourth amendment rights. we've also seen racial profiling in the way it increases social profiling and policing. >> reporter: last week when the city's social -- the meeting was contentious. tonight as the full council votes on it the meeting may be more heated and could last into the early morning hours. as to the issue of stop and frisk, we were unable to contact any place. the sheriff released this letter which says any stop and frisk stop will not lead to racial profiling. >>> police say they've made an arrest in a shooting and murder. the shooting happened just after midnight on maple street in the crocker amazon neighborhood. 43-year-old daniel colon and his cousin were wa
. it is expected it could take weeks. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a judge today sentenced a man to death for setting a wildfire in southern california that killed five people. the charges grew out of the 2003 fire in san bernardino county where five men died of heart attacks. rickie lee fowler was convicted of two counts of arson and five coincide of first degree murder. it took them -- fire years of first degrees murder. >>> grand jury in 1999 believed there was enough evidence to indict jonbenet ramsey's parents on charges related to her death but they never pursued the charges against patricia ramsey and john bennett ramsey. the girl was found dead in 1996. her parents claimed an intruder was to blame. patricia ramsey died in 2006. >>> major change for the boy scout. why a proposal to soften its stance on gays may not mean much for a teen fighting for that change. >> president obama feels that way, less competition for jack harbaugh. >> what jim harbaugh is saying about the president's comments about the nfl and the violence of the game. you're on timeout leo! some things won
anything. >> today in sacramento lawmakers got a look at heavy duty weapons. ken pritchett reports live on efforts to keep those weapons out of the wrong hands. that's coming up at 6. >>> police new hampshire are investigating the fatal stabbing. the vicious attack happened last night in littleton, new hampshire. 70-year-old catherine kitty houghton was stabbed and later died. a judge arraigned the suspect today. >> the u.s. embassy in cairo has suspended some operations as violent protests continue. the government is on the brink of collapse. at least 60 people have been killed. more than 100 injured since friday when protests began against the president and the muslim brotherhood. clashes between police intensified and continued into the night in cairo. the state department says the nearby u.s. embassy is closed because of the security situation. >>> at least 60 bodies have been inning found on a river bank in syria. many of the bodies were found with hands tied behind their backs. the video is too graphic to show on the air. the head of the britain based observatory for human rights
colleague, ken pritchett is reporting live, he is meeting up with bay area people who are picking up their tickets for the inauguration, the big ceremony tomorrow at the capitol behind me. he'll have that at 5 and 6 and 10:00 tonight. live in washington, d.c., i'm tory campbell, k.t.v.u. channel 2 news. >> hey, tory, i want to ask you really quick before i let you go. in his first term !;vzhealthcar reform obviously top of the president's list of things to accomplish. as we approach the second term, in it right now goals, immigration reform, gun control is another one. do you think that actually winning probably the midterm elections in 2014 is at the president's top of the list. if the democrats can win the house then the president may think that he can get more done in congress? >> reporter: yeah, absolutely. and i spoke to house minority leader nancy pelosi, who was the speaker of the house for a couple years. and i am sure she would love to have that title back again. and she seemed hopeful. she was kind of speaking in neutral terms, and she seemed to express some positive feelin
will have live coverage beginning sunday. our very own tori cam pell and ken pritchett will be in washington, d.c. look for their live reports. >> yep. that will be sunday morning. right after that, there's the 49ers game. there's mavericks. >>> 8:53. the 49ers, of course, getting ready for nfc championship. colin kaepernick and the rest rest team are flying to atlanta. how fans are gearing up for the game. >>> forming. it's still slow around 880. we will tell you what you can do to get around it. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> new this morning, guess what we heard. we heard that alicia keys will perform the national anthem before the super bowl. that's according to a source and the
in the white house as we mentioned. then monday morning, the public events start at 8:30 on capital hill. ken pritchett and tori campbell are heading to washington dc for live reports right here on mornings on 2. >>> as the 49ers continue to prepare for the championship game tomorrow, crabtree is accused of sexual assault. san francisco police department's special unit is investigating. crabtree has not been arrested or detained, but he has been interviewed with his lawyer present. >> i can't go into the investigation because it is active and ongoing. we did interview mr. crabtree. >> i am shocked. it's so new and the details have to come out and figure it out later. hopefully, they'll take the win and go from there. >> hopefully, we'll take the win on sunday and we'll rally. >> the 49er players and coaches arrived in atlanta last night. crabtree is with the team and expected to play with the team. this statement was issued by the manager. the 49ers take such matters seriously, we will have no further comment at this time as the legal process is ongoing. questions should be directed to michae
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